This week on the charts there were quite a few No. 1s and toss-ups. On the Radio 200 chart, Chvrches made it to No. 1 after coming in hot as most added three weeks ago. Protomartyr (our NMR cover feature last week) moved from No. 7 to No. 2. Kurt Vile remained at No. 3, while Beach House moved from No. 1 to No. 4, breaking their five week streak at No. 1. New Order made it into the top 10 from No. 13 to No. 7, and Metric moved from No. 12 to No. 9. Shannon and the Clams moved from No. 5 to No. 10. Deerhunter made an enormous jump, from No. 138 to No. 12—126 spots. But even with that, Neon Indian was the chart’s top mover, leaping 153 spots, from No. 169 to No. 16.
Hip Hop had a new No. 1 this week with Blackalicious, and Nappy Roots moved to No. 2 from No. 7. Mega Ran moved from No. 1 to No. 3, while Mac Miller joined the top ten, moving from No. 13 to No. 8. Allday did the same, moving two spots from No. 12 to No. 10. Prof was the top debut at No. 14, and the chart’s top mover was Jay Rock from No. 40 to No. 21 with 90059.
On the Loud Rock charts this week, Slayer remained at No. 1 for the second week, Clutch moved from No. 4 to No. 2 and Deafheaven shifted back one spot to No. 3. W.A.S.P. moved into the top ten from No. 14 to No. 5, and Fit For An Autopsy moved from No. 15 to No. 8, joining the top 10 as well. Circle II Circle was the top debut at No. 13, while the top mover was Grave from No. 33 to No. 21.
The Jazz charts also had a new No. 1 this week as the Christian McBride Trio, moved up from No. 2 last week, though they were at No. 1 for two consecutive weeks three and four weeks ago. Daniel Dickinson made a big jump from No. 30 to No. 2, and John Scofield dropped from No. 1 last week to No. 3. Souljazz Orchestra‘s successful Resistance album moved into the top ten to No. 6 this week, joined by another new top ten-er, Liberty Ellman, who moved from No. 15 to No. 8. Joshua Redman and The Bad Plus landed at No. 9, and Frank Kohl moved from No. 37 to No. 10, the chart’s top mover.